Stewardship Readings

A Cycle (2002, 2005, 2008, 2011)

SUNDAY GOSPEL STEWARDSHIP MESSAGE
2nd Sunday of Advent Matt 3:1-12 “Reform your lives… Give evidence that you mean to reform.”
3rd Sunday of the Year Matt 4:12-17 “Reform your lives.”
8th Sunday of the Year Matt 6:24-34 “No man can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other or be attentive to one and despise the other.”
4th Sunday of Lent John 9:1-41 “We must do the deeds of him who sent me while it is still day.”
2nd Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”
6th Sunday of Easter John 14:15-21 “He who obeys the commandments he has from me is the one who loves me.”
Pentecost Sunday John 20:19-23 “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”
13th Sunday of the Year Matt 10:37-42 “You can be sure that whoever gives even a drink of cold water to one of the least of my followers, will certainly receive a reward.”
18th Sunday of the Year Matt 14:13-21 “Give them something to eat yourselves.”
22nd Sunday of the Year Matt 16:21-27 “… he will repay each one according to his conduct.”
30th Sunday of the Year Matt 22:34-40 “You shall love the Lord your God …You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
33rd Sunday of the Year Matt 25:14-30 Parable of the silver pieces.

B Cycle (2003, 2006, 2009, 2012)

SUNDAY GOSPEL STEWARDSHIP MESSAGE
1st Sunday of Advent Mark 13:33-37 “He leaves home and leaves his servants in charge, each with his own task.”
3rd Sunday of the Year Mark 1:14-20 “Reform your lives and believe in the good news.”
2nd Sunday of Lent Mark 9:2- 10 “This is my son, my beloved. Listen to him.”
5th Sunday of Lent John 12:30-33 “If anyone would serve me, let him follow me.”
5th Sunday of Easter John 15:1-8 “He who lives in me and I in him will produce abundantly.”
6th Sunday of Easter John 15:9-17 “This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you …it was I who chose you to go forth and bear fruit.”
10th Sunday of the Year Mark 3:20-35 “Whoever does the will of God is borther and sister and mother to me.”
15th Sunday of the Year Mark 6:7-13 “Jesus called the Twelve and sent them out two by tow …They worked many cures.”
18th Sunday of the Year John 6:24-35 “You should not be working for perishable food but for food that remains unto life eternal.”
25th Sunday of the Year Mark 9:30-37 “If anyone wishes to rank first, he must remain the last one of all and the servant of all.”
28th Sunday of the Year Mark 10:17-30 “Go and seel what you have and give to the poor; you will then have treasure in heaven.”
32nd Sunday of the Year Mark 12:38-44 “They gave from their surplus wealth, but she gave from her want, all that she had to live on.”

C Cycle (2004, 2007, 2010, 2013)

SUNDAY GOSPEL STEWARDSHIP MESSAGE
3rd Sunday of Advent Luke 3:10-18 “Let the man with two coats give to him who has none. The man who has food should do the same.”
3rd Sunday of the Year Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21 “He has sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor.”
7th Sunday of the Year Luke 6:27-38 “Give, and it shall be given to you… For the measure you measure with will be measured back to you.”
8th Sunday of the Year Luke 6:39-45 “A good tree does not produce decayed fruit any more than a decayed tree produces good fruit. Each twe is known by its yield.”
2nd Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 “As the Father has sent me, so I send YOU.”
3rd Sunday of Easter John 21:1-19 “Jesus told them, ‘Tend my sheep… Feed my sheep.'”
Pentecost Sunday John 20:19-23 “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”
15th Sunday of the Year Luke 10:25-37 Parable of the Good Samaritan.
19th Sunday of the Year Luke 12:32-48 “Wherever your treasure lies, there your heart will be.”
25th Sunday of the Year Luke 16:1-13 “You cannot give yourself to God and money.”
26th Sunday of the Year Luke 16:19-31 Parable of the rich man and Lazarus.
31st Sunday of the Year Luke 19:1-10 “I give half my belongings, Lord, to the poor.”

Excerpted from Grateful Caretakers of God’s Many Gifts, ©2002, Joseph M. Champlin, The Liturgical Press.